Hi Manny :) Diabetes sux no matter what country you're in! But you know that...
I guess NZ is a pretty good place for D care. It's cheap - most of the stuff is subsidised heavily by the government. Insurance is rare here, though slowly becoming more common as the health care system gets worse over time (as they are around the world, by the sounds of things!)
I'm 100% Kiwi - born & raised in the Wellington area and lived here all my life. In fact I've never even been out of the country ... maybe some day! It seems most of the rest of the world would rather be here, so at least I know I'm in a good spot!
Questions are all good, ask as many as you like! Thanks for your comments re my 'bloog' - I got off to a shy start, but now the inner author is climbing out of me. I think it's a little addictive, but chocolate is still at the top of my list lol :)
Welcome by! How's life for a diabetic in New Zealand? How's health care there? Are you a New Zealander or relocated from elsewhere? Sorry about the questions: I just don't know anybody else (with or without diabetes) from NZ! :)
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